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28 M A Y / J U N E 2 0 1 7 W hether your preferred adrenaline rush comes from shifting into high gear during a race car driving- school experience or from watching the dirt fly at a famous rodeo, Dallas has the sport experience for you. The city offers a mix of hands-on activities like riding a horse with purely entertaining outings like a tour of the Dallas Cowboys' stadium. Home to six major professional sports teams, Dallas offers a vari- ety of high-caliber sporting events. Sports reign supreme in the Dal- las metro area, with a few standout experiences perfect for groups. Sports enthusiasts and casual fans alike will enjoy the larger-than- life events and firsthand experiences at these sports attractions in the Greater Dallas area. TOUR OF AT&T STADIUM When people think about Dallas, many picture the Dallas Cow- boys. To match the grandeur of one of the most visible and successful sports entities of all time, the Dallas Cowboys play their home games in the $1.2 billion AT&T Stadium. It's hard not to be impressed by this expansive stadium, one of the largest domed structures in the world. Groups can tour this mam- moth facility to learn how the owner, Jerry Jones, strived to make the 2009 venue an icon that would thrill both fans and lovers of ar- chitecture. Guided tours highlight stories from the stadium's creation and other interesting facts, such as how the retractable roof opens and closes in 12 minutes. Even the stadium's video screen is a marvel, since it is the world's largest. TEN-GALLON F U N HERE ARE FOUR THAT SCORE IN DALLAS All photos courtesy Dallas CVB BY ELIZA MYERS Texas Horse Park

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